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  • CB2883J's Avatar
    319 posts since Sep '15
    • Any updates?  According to hkitalk they were seen built up in Zhuhai - shipped to SG yet? 

  • SMB315C's Avatar
    1,858 posts since Sep '14
  • TIB 585L's Avatar
    8,997 posts since Apr '11
  • BusAnalayzer's Avatar
    10,280 posts since May '12
  • carbikebus's Avatar
    19,511 posts since Nov '03
    • Originally posted by BusAnalayzer:

      Why E500 again when their performance is not good? :(

      Performance is good but as you know how our dear LTA restricted it and SMRT core maintenance?

  • Sbs6750E's Avatar
    1,890 posts since May '15
    • Originally posted by BusAnalayzer:

      Why E500 again when their performance is not good? :(


      E500s are the noisiest DDs after the CDGEs IMO.

  • carbikebus's Avatar
    19,511 posts since Nov '03
    • Originally posted by Sbs6750E:


      E500s are the noisiest DDs after the CDGEs IMO.

      TT one is much quieter..

  • SMB128B's Avatar
    4,852 posts since May '11
    • Originally posted by Sbs6750E:


      E500s are the noisiest DDs after the CDGEs IMO.

      You are clearly over exaggerating. VSOs are so much noisier than them, among some others. 

      The wrights procured at the time the ADLs were brought in were equally noisy too, if not noisier.

    • Originally posted by BusAnalayzer:

      Why E500 again when their performance is not good? :(

      Believe it or not, in terms of performance ADL is superior to the B9..

  • carbikebus's Avatar
    19,511 posts since Nov '03
  • Sbs6750E's Avatar
    1,890 posts since May '15
  • Formususeonly's Avatar
    132 posts since Sep '16
    • Volvo Super Olympian are loud because of the radiator . When the driver of a VSO steps on the accelerator , the infamous SUCKING sound is heard . 

  • carbikebus's Avatar
    19,511 posts since Nov '03
  • Sbs6750E's Avatar
    1,890 posts since May '15
    • Originally posted by SMB128B:

      You are clearly over exaggerating. VSOs are so much noisier than them, among some others. 

      The wrights procured at the time the ADLs were brought in were equally noisy too, if not noisier.


      I mean CDGEs and newer those buses. For the WEGs, it's mainly the loud radiators that cause them to be noisy, not really the engine unlike for the E500s where the engine is mainly the cause.

  • SMB128B's Avatar
    4,852 posts since May '11
    • Originally posted by Sbs6750E:


      I mean CDGEs and newer those buses. For the WEGs, it's mainly the loud radiators that cause them to be noisy, not really the engine unlike for the E500s where the engine is mainly the cause.

      If thats the case how many bloody varients of DDs are there to begin with? This makes it a non-issue since at worst the ADL is only beaten by 2 variants of buses. Not as loud as you would think after all is it!

      Regarding noise. B9s are really not that much quieter even if we take away the radiator problem. Sure I admit that ADLs are generally loud at a stop, but when its moving both are just equally loud. Just go try it for yourself! The ADLs just SEEM to be louder since it has a lower pitched noise. 

  • Formususeonly's Avatar
    132 posts since Sep '16
    • Originally posted by SMB128B:

      If thats the case how many bloody varients of DDs are there to begin with? This makes it a non-issue since at worst the ADL is only beaten by 2 variants of buses. Not as loud as you would think after all is it!

      Regarding noise. B9s are really not that much quieter even if we take away the radiator problem. Sure I admit that ADLs are generally loud at a stop, but when its moving both are just equally loud. Just go try it for yourself! The ADLs just SEEM to be louder since it has a lower pitched noise. 

      I have seen E500 with both bad engine and loud radiator and the results are more terrible then you think . 

      KUB lousy Radiator tops the "how loud can my bus radiator gets" ranking . 

  • azharjj's Avatar
    6,404 posts since Aug '07
    • Originally posted by carbikebus:

      TT one is much quieter..

      agreed... majority of them not so noisy like SMRT ones

       

  • CB2883J's Avatar
    319 posts since Sep '15
  • carbikebus's Avatar
    19,511 posts since Nov '03
    • Too bad it is not the new body type like HK.ND323F got facelift Enviro500 should follow mah.

  • CB2883J's Avatar
    319 posts since Sep '15
  • carbikebus's Avatar
    19,511 posts since Nov '03
    • Originally posted by CB2883J:

      Will these buses have USB ports?

      Should be,Any newer buses will be equipped with USB charging ports.

    • Don't be suprised which operators take these buses

  • AntiDennisLance's Avatar
    1,021 posts since Jul '03
    • Originally posted by carbikebus:

      Don't be suprised which operators take these buses

      SBST.

  • carbikebus's Avatar
    19,511 posts since Nov '03
  • AntiDennisLance's Avatar
    1,021 posts since Jul '03
    • Originally posted by carbikebus:

      Why SBST?

      Then it will be really unexpected ma haha

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